Smiles all round at 2022 SGA International – Phuket

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Smiles all 'round at The 2022 SGA International - Phuket

It was a week of fun in the sun for the competitors of the 2022 SGA International, Phuket. With four rounds of golf on four spectacular courses--in a truly magical setting--SGA golfers were smiling from ear to ear, enjoying a return to international golf travel.

One of the event's highlights featured a Hole-in-one by Terry Cooney on the 14th - Canyon Course at Blue Canyon.  Congrats Terry!

EVENT RESULTS:

Day 1 Winner - David Morriss - 38pts

Day 2 Winner - David Morriss - 36pts

Day 3 Winner - Colm O'Donovan - 36pts

Day 4 Winner - Kristian Young - 36pts

Overall Winner - Glen McMillan - 140pts; 2nd Place - Kristian Young - 131pts; Third Place - Colm O'Donovan/David Morriss/Derek Montague - 128pts.

See the Daily Leaderboards here

Thanks to all of our players for joining us on this great trip. Thanks also to our major sponsors: Srixon Australia, Garmin Australia, Drummond Golf, and TCN.

For those of you looking to join in on the fun, we are returning to Thailand in March for the 2023 Pattaya Golf Week. It will be EPIC, so reserve your spot today! 

Or, for more upcoming international destinations, check out our SGA International Main page.

Photo Galleries: 2022 SGA International - Phuket

(Players can receive high-resolution, full-size copies of the below images emailed to them, free of charge, by emailing media@sgatour.com.au.)

Swings from the week

SGA International Sponsors

Srixon Cleveland Golf
Cleveland Golf
Garmin Australia
Heathcote Winery logo
DG-Logo_Stacked_Tagline-OnWhite-CMYK_800x450
The Card Network Logo
Pub and Bar card

Contact us about the 2022 SGA International

Call or e-mail one of our team members or fill out the form below.

Michael David

Mick David

General Manager
0402 488 253
mick@sgatour.com.au
Dean Miller

Dean Miller

Major Events
0416 208 281
dean@sgatour.com.au
Matthew Pitt

Matthew Pitt

SGA Founder
0425 742 501
matt@sgatour.com.au

2022 SGA International – New Zealand

The 2022 SGA International - New Zealand

Queenstown, New Zealand - November 6-11, 2022

Queenstown Golf at its finest!

SGA International NZ

Reserve your spot in the 2022 SGA International, and be one of the first golfers in Australia to experience international golf travel in a post-Covid-19 world!

Regarded as “The Adventure Capital of the World”, the beautiful Queenstown, New Zealand will play host to the 2022 SGA International – New Zealand, an exciting 72-hole, six-day golfing adventure, full of fun and excitement.

WORLD-CLASS COURSES

You’ll enjoy an amazing assortment of New Zealand’s best golf courses: Queenstown Golf Club – Ranked # 39 in NZ, Jacks Point Golf Club – Ranked # 2 in NZ, Arrowtown Golf Club – Ranked # 13 in NZ, Millbrook Resort Golf Course – Ranked # 8 in NZ. There is also a rest day with an optional round of golf available at the stunning The Hills – Ranked # 6 in NZ.

TOP-QUALITY ACCOMMODATION

Ramada Queenstown is perfectly located a short walk from the centre of Queenstown and some of the city’s most popular attractions. We have twin-share accommodation included in the package with the option to upgrade to a single room or Studio Apartment.

...or, read on for more information about this exciting event!

YOUR ITINERARY: 2022 SGA International - New Zealand

With stunning landscapes, and a raw, natural beauty, New Zealand and its courses evoke awe and wonder by all who visit. And the city of Queenstown “cranks it up to 11” in this regard. Considered the “Adventure Capital of the world”, the city has no shortage of excitement and buzz. It is a city like no other on Earth!

For this year’s event, we have chosen an amazing assortment of the top Queenstown golf courses (among the best in New Zealand), and arranged accommodation at the centrally located Ramada Queenstown. In addition, we have partnered with an on-ground supplier to assist with golf and transfers.

In essence, we've done the hard yards for you. All you need to do is have fun!

Ramada Queenstown
DAY 1 - SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2022

ARRIVAL IN QUEENSTOWN

Depart your Capital City

Arrive Queenstown. Transfer to Ramada Queenstown. Optional extra nights are available for those who would like to arrive earlier.

Commercial flights from around Australia fly in to Queenstown and taxis are available for transfer to Ramada Queenstown from the airport.

Queenstown Golf Club
DAY 2 - MONDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2022

Queenstown Golf Club – Ranked # 39 in NZ

Queenstown Golf Club at Kelvin Heights was recently voted New Zealand’s most scenic golf course and is internationally regarded as one of the World’s most picturesque. It is set in the amphitheatre of the famous Remarkable Mountain Range and surrounded by the pristine waters of Lake Wakatipu.

The Course is ‘truly awesome’, offering not only a course that will test your skill but provides a golfing experience you will never forget. Queenstown Golf Club provides a unique challenge with undulating fairways framed by well-established Pine trees. The signature 5th hole playing across the Lake is one of New Zealand’s finest and most photographed.

Jack's Point GC
DAY 3 - TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2022

Jacks Point Golf Club – Ranked # 2 in NZ

Set within a 3,000 acre nature preserve on the shores of Lake Wakatipu, Jack's Point is an 18-hole par-72 golf course bounded by the Remarkables Mountain Range and Lake Wakatipu. It traverses through wetland to the Lake edge encountering steep bluffs, indigenous vegetation and wildlife. It is designed to work with nature, not against it. Fairways are designed with minimal excavation and careful plantings to complement the natural environment, but also to give the golfer a fighting chance.

The Hills
DAY 4. WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 2022

REST DAY - OPTIONAL GOLF - The Hills – Ranked # 6 in NZ

The Hills, opened in 2007, is set over 250 acres of former deer farm on the outskirts of Arrowtown in Central Otago. Sir Michael Hill’s Private Course, it is regarded as New Zealand’s most exclusive golf club. Laid out on 250 acres on the outskirts of Arrowtown, The Hills has hosted several NZ PGA and Open tournaments since opening in 2007. Its stunning surroundings and condition of the course make it ideal to host major tournaments.

(Note: this optional round is strictly limited to the first 8 players who reserve and pay their deposit)

Arrowtown Golf CLub
DAY 5. THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 2022

Arrowtown Golf Club – Ranked # 13 in NZ

The picturesque Arrowtown Golf Club is set in Central Otago, one of New Zealand's most historic and scenic regions. Surrounded by mountains, the 18 hole course has superb views from every fairway. Take time to play golf in this inspiring setting - it's unique! Each hole has its own attraction and the diverse and challenging course attracts players from all over the world. Historic stone cottage ruins nestle amongst towering trees, a legacy of Arrowtown's pioneers. Arrowtown's link with its gold mining past is highlighted in the names of holes: Sons of Fortune and Golden Arrow, which border the once rich, gold bearing Arrow River. Established in 1937 as a nine hole course, the second nine opened in 1970. The course is 5327 meters on the men’s card (par 70 for men, par 71 for women).

MIllbrook Resort
DAY 6. FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 2022

Millbrook Resort (Remarkables Course) – Ranked # 8 in NZ

Set in a natural, alpine amphitheatre, the Millbrook Resort course is one of the most impressive international golf arenas in the world. Featuring impeccably groomed fairways and greens, demanding hazards and meandering water courses, surrounded by the alpine backdrop of the Remarkables Mountain Range, golf at Millbrook Resort is an exhilarating experience. The 18-hole, par 72 championship course was designed by renowned professional and master golfer, Sir Bob Charles, and features four different tee positions for complete enjoyment at all levels of playing expertise.

Queenstown
DAY 7 - SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 2022

TRAVEL DAY

Transfer to airport for flight home.

Accommodation

Ramada Queenstown Apartment

The Hotel - Ramada Queenstown Central

Ramada Queenstown Central hotel is perfectly positioned in the heart of Queenstown, with spectacular views that include Lake Wakatipu, The Remarkables Mountain Range, the Queenstown Golf Course, Walter Peak and many other parts of the iconic Central Otago landscape Queenstown is famous for. The property is just 15 minutes’ drive from Queenstown Airport, and within easy walking distance of Queenstown’s central shopping, entertainment and restaurant precinct.  Ramada offers a combination of Hotel rooms and well-appointed Apartment style rooms which feature air-conditioning, the latter having in-room kitchenettes with stovetop, microwave, refrigerator/freezer as well as in-room laundry facilities. All guests have free unlimited Wi-Fi, as well as access to a 24-hour Gym and on-site paid valet parking is available. 

Your Queenstown Golf Courses + Accommodation

The 2022 SGA International New Zealand Package

Your Queenstown Golf Tournament Package Includes:

  • 6 night's accommodation (twin-share or a single) at The Ramada Queenstown
  • 4 tournament rounds of golf (72 holes) at 4 different golf courses with cart at each golf course
  • Welcome function and final presentation dinner
  • Tournament scoring and daily leaderboards
  • Daily and overall prizes for top scores in grades and overall
  • Welcome gifts including golf and event souvenirs
  • Event personally hosted and professionally managed by SGA staff
  • Live Scoring & Event Management via the Golf Genius App
  • All private transfers from hotel to golf courses
  • Your own copy of the Tournament Program
  • Room upgrades are available. Contact us for pricing and availability

Package pricing

(All prices in Australian dollars and are per person, unless noted)

Hotel Rooms

Standard Twin Share Hotel Room (per person)
$1949

6 nights plus golf, carts and transfers to golf 

$1949
Standard Single Room (per person)
$2349

6 nights plus golf, carts and transfers to golf 

$2349
Standard Hotel Room - Golfer & Non-Golfing Partner
$2654

6 nights accommodation, plus golf, carts and transfers to golf (Price is for entire registration)

$2654

Upgrade to Studio Apartment

Studio Apartment - Twin Share (per person)
$2199

6 Nights plus golf, carts and transfers to golf 

$2199
Studio Apartment - Single (per person)
$2649

6 Nights plus golf, carts and transfers to golf 

$2649
Studio Apartment - Golfer & Non-Golfing Partner
$2949

6 Nights plus golf, carts and transfers to golf.  (Price is for entire registration)

$2949

Optional Extras

OPTIONAL GOLF - THE HILLS
$600

Wednesday Rest Day, Golf at The Hills including carts

$600
Fully-cooked Breakfast each day
$165
$165
Extra Nights
$105

Some people may choose to arrive earlier or depart later and we can arrange extra nights accommodation and additional rounds of golf as required. If you wish to extend your stay and fit in another game, just let us know when you book and we can make arrangements for you. Extra nights are $105 per person for twin-share or Golfer & non-golfing partner and $210 per person for a single room. Additional golf options re on application. To discuss tailoring the package to suit your needs, contact Dean Miller or Mick David from SGA. Contact details are listed below. All prices in Australian dollars.

$105

Online Bookings, Prices & Payments

Entry in the event is subject to accepting the SGA Terms & Conditions of entry. To secure your place, a $400 deposit is required and full payments are due by September 17, 2022. Bookings and payments are made directly to SGA.  Once you have completed the online booking, we will contact you with booking confirmation and payment information. Payment can be made by direct deposit or by credit card over the phone. Note that payments for the land package are made to Social Golf Australia and payments for airfares are made privately.

To register and make payment Click the link above or EFT (with YOUR name in the payment reference) to:

Social Golf Australia
Bendigo Bank
BSB: 633000
Account Number: 130203821

For credit card payments (add 2%), call Mick David on 0402 488 253

Book with Confidence

FLEXIBLE REFUNDS AVAILABLE IN CASE OF COVID-19 TRAVEL CANCELLATION

While there is still uncertainty in the market, especially regarding the potential re-opening of borders and travel, etc, we would like to re-assure all of our golfers that we have coordinated with our event partners to arrange flexible refund policies. Thus, you can enter with confidence, knowing you can access FULL REFUNDS if required in the case of outside agencies forcing a cancellation or postponement.

SGA International Sponsors

Srixon Cleveland Golf
Cleveland Golf
Garmin Australia
Heathcote Winery logo
The Card Network Logo
The Card Network
Pub and Bar card

Contact us about the 2022 SGA International

Call or e-mail one of our team members or fill out the form below.

Michael David

Mick David

General Manager
0402 488 253
mick@sgatour.com.au
Dean Miller

Dean Miller

Major Events
0416 208 281
dean@sgatour.com.au
Matthew Pitt

Matthew Pitt

SGA Founder
0425 742 501
matt@sgatour.com.au

2022 SGA Championships – Gold Coast, Qld

2022 SGA Champs

The 2022 SGA Championships

Gold Coast, Queensland - August 14-19, 2022

THE 2022 EVENT TEES OFF IN:

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Tee it up on the country’s top golf courses and battle for over $30,000 in prizes, in SGA’s annual flagship event, the 2022 SGA Championships.

Regarded as a must-play event on most clubs’ Social Golf calendars, the SGA Championships sees golfers and social clubs from across Australia converge upon the Gold Coast for a week of spectacular golf, energetic competition and, most importantly, a ton of fun.

WORLD-CLASS COURSES

You'll tee it up at the magnificent Sanctuary Cove (The Pines course), Links Hope Island, Lakelands and Palmer Gold Coast (Robina Woods) courses. PLUS, there are optional bonus rounds at Palm Meadows and Brookwater GC if you want even MORE golf!

TOP-QUALITY ACCOMMODATION

For the 2022 tournament,  we have once again partnered with The Mantra Group to make the luxurious Mantra Legends Hotel, Mantra Circle on Cavill and Mantra Towers of Chevron our home bases and accommodation partner.

OVER $30K IN PRIZES!

Our 2022 event will again feature great prizes totalling over $30,000, including Garmin golf products, vouchers from The Card Network and Drummond Golf, and SGA Shiraz from Heathcote Winery. We also are offering vouchers for discount entry in the 2023 SGA Championships including accommodation at The Mantra Legends Hotel.

WIN A TRIP TO NEW ZEALAND... OR A TRIP FOR TWO TO TASSIE!

Each year, Social Golf Australia hosts various overseas and domestic travel getaways and events. Since 2011, one lucky SGA Championships golfer has won free entry to one of our events (including airfares) valued at over $2400.

At the 2022 SGA Championships, all entrants receive a ticket in the prize draw to win free entry into either: The 2023 SGA International (inc airfares), OR The 2023 SGA Tasman Classic (for two people)!

...or, read on for more information about this exciting event!

2022 SGA Championships

2022 SGA Championships Courses

Palm Meadows
OPTIONAL WARM-UP ROUND - SUNDAY

Palm Meadows

Palm Meadows was the first golf resort course on the Gold Coast, and pioneered the Australian resort golfing boom. The challenging 350-hectare par 72 course was designed by renowned course-designer Graham Marsh. It measures 6319 metres off the championship tees and the opening and closing holes are rated among the greatest in Australian golf. Water comes into play on 14 holes and there are 82 sand bunkers around the course. 

Links Hope Island
ROUND 1. MONDAY

Links Hope Island

Designed by five-times British Open Champion, Peter Thomson and home to Australian golfing royalty, Peter Senior, Links Hope Island is a must-play on any visit to the region. The course regularly rates among the finest resort courses in the country. When you play at Links, you'll be met with a real sense of welcome and warmth from the time you arrive. 

Sanctuary Cove Pines
ROUND 2. TUESDAY

Sanctuary Cove - The Pines

As Australia's only Arnold Palmer signature course, The Pines Course is recognised as one of Australia's best and most challenging courses. The Pines is carved through 101 hectares of established pine forest, the course features corridor approaches to several holes, with lakes guarding others. Fourteen of the holes are contoured around six man-made lakes. An abundance of wildlife features on The Pines including rare bird life and scores of native Australian kangaroos.

Brookwater Golf and Country Club
REST DAY - OPTIONAL GOLF. WEDNESDAY

Brookwater Golf and Country Club

Designed by Greg Norman, Brookwater Golf and Country Club has been voted as Queensland’s number one golf course. The course features undulating greens, natural water features, and long, narrow fairways. The strategic design makes it the perfect environment for golfers of any skill to enjoy a day of premium golf. Brookwater Golf & Country Club is undeniably the most spectacular golf facility in Queensland set to challenge and delight golf enthusiasts of all levels. 

Robina Woods
ROUND 3. THURSDAY

Palmer Gold Coast (Robina Woods)

Carved out of 65 hectares of native woodlands, with fairways lined by towering gum trees, Palmer Gold Coast has rapidly developed a reputation as one of Queensland’s best-loved resort courses. Consistently ranked in the top 30 resort courses in the country, Palmer Gold Coast is a 6078 meter, 18-hole, Par 71 championship golf course designed by the Marsh / Watson team. The rolling fairways, manicured greens, and towering eucalyptus are strikingly beautiful and blend harmoniously with the surrounding residential development. A natural water-course featuring lakes, ponds, creeks and native wildlife completes a rare golf course environment.

Lakelands Golf Club
ROUND 4, FRIDAY

Lakelands Golf Course

Since opening in February 1997, the wonderful Lakelands golf course has forged a deserved reputation as one of Australia's very best golf courses. Situated in the heart of the Gold Coast adjacent to the luxurious Radisson Resort and next door to Palm Meadows, Lakelands was the first signature designed course in Australia by golfing legend Jack Nicklaus. Lakelands is often described as a thinking player's course with a unique Nicklaus flavour to the design.

2022 SGA Championships Itinerary

Day Date Tee Time Transfer Times Event Venue
Sunday  Aug 14 12:30pm (Shotgun) 11:15am & 5:45pm Optional 4-Ball Ambrose  Palm Meadows.

Welcome Dinner @ Legends Hotel from 7:15-9:15pm.

Monday  Aug 15 12:00pm (Shotgun) 10:30am & 6:00pm Round One Links Hope Island
Tuesday  Aug 16 12:00pm (Shotgun) 10:15am & 6:00pm Round Two Sanctuary Cove – The Pines
Wednesday  Aug 17 11:00am 9:00am & 4:30pm Rest Day – Optional Golf Brookwater
Thursday Aug 18 8:00am (Shotgun) 7:00am & 2:30pm Round Three Palmer Gold Coast (Robina Woods)
Friday Aug 19 7:30am (Shotgun) 6:30am & 2:00pm  Round Four Lakelands Golf Club

Plus Closing Dinner

2022 SGA Championships Package (Golf)

Tournament Package Includes:

$1049 (1149 after May 30) per person

  • Player welcome gift pack and tournament program
  • Welcome Party on Sunday Evening (Mantra Legends Hotel)
  • Championship rounds at four of the best Gold Coast golf courses
  • Electric golf cart and meal at each Championship round
  • SGA Championships polo shirt, cap & golf towel
  • Srixon shoe bag, gift pack and Poker Chip Ball-marker
  • Presentation Function and Dinner
  • Entertainment, food and beverages at each function
  • Over $30,000 of gifts, giveaways, trophies and prizes
  • Ticket into the draw to win free entry into a future SGA Event/Trip, including SGA International or SGA Tasman Classic.

Tournament Options/Extras

Optional Extras per person

  • Golf Course Transfers & Golf Club Valet Service: $95
  • Warm Up Round (Palm Meadows - Sunday 14 August - Includes Cart): $85
  • Optional Round (Brookwater Golf Course - Wednesday 17 August): $125
  • Non Golfing Partner - Welcome Party: $60
  • Non Golfing Partner - Presentation Dinner: $115

2022 SGA Championships Accommodation Options

Event entry is structured so that the golf event package is separate from the accommodation booking. This allows entrants flexibility and choice...you can choose the accommodation option that suits you.

Mantra Legends Hotel Pool

Mantra Group - Hotels and Apartments

The 2022 SGA Championships features our partnership with The Mantra Group to make the luxurious Mantra Legends Hotel, Mantra Circle on Cavill and Mantra Towers of Chevron our home bases with our accommodation partner for the 2022 tournament. These 4-star and 4.5-star rooms and apartments are right in the heart of the action, and provide everything you need for a fun and relaxing stay.

Golfers can choose to make their own accommodation arrangements for the event, however, staying at our partner Mantra properties will be a significant advantage for a range of reasons:

  • Transfers to and from the golf courses will all be from our three Mantra properties.
  • The prices offered by Mantra for the three properties are great value and discounted on peak rates.
  • All event participants staying at our Mantra partner properties will receive sponsor gifts valued at over $100.
  • Most of our event participants will be at these three properties so they will be far more social for our golfers.

Below we have listed the three accommodation options available for SGA Championships golfers thanks to our partner The Mantra Group.

MANTRA LEGENDS HOTEL (TOURNAMENT WEEK HQ)

$390-$780 Per person per week (6 nights)

  • Single or Twin-Share Hotel Rooms (4 Star)
  • Minimum six nights stay for tournament nights.
  • Additional nights can be added before or after the event.
  • Each room can be either a queen bed or two singles.
  • PACKAGE PRICES (PER WEEK)
  • --- $390 per person, Twin Share, 6 nights - Sun 14th - Fri 19th.
  • --- $780 per person, Single Room, 6 nights - Sun 14th - Fri 19th
  • EXTRA NIGHTS (Per Person, Per night)
  • --- $65 Twin Share Room pp/pn
  • --- $130 Single Room pp/pn

MANTRA CIRCLE ON CAVILL APARTMENTS

10% Discount With SGA Discount Code

  • Two and Three-Bedroom Apartments (4.5 Star). Minimum six nights stay for tournament nights and additional nights can be added before or after the event. Each 2BR apartment has a queen bed & two singles and a 4th bed can be added if required for an additional cost.
  • Mantra have offered exclusive 10% discounts for SGA Championships golfers. If you indicate on your tournament entry that you are interested in a mantra apartment, we will respond with the code. Then go to the Mantra website to book and enter the code during the booking process to activate the 10% discount. The discount is available only for bookings at The Mantra Circle on Cavill during the event.

MANTRA TOWERS OF CHEVRON APARTMENTS

10% Discount With SGA Discount Code

  • Two and Three-Bedroom Apartments (4 Star). Minimum six nights stay for tournament nights and additional nights can be added before or after the event. Each 2BR apartment has a queen bed & two singles and a 4th bed can be added if required for an additional cost.
  • Mantra have offered exclusive 10% discounts for SGA Championships golfers. If you indicate on your tournament entry that you are interested in a mantra apartment, we will respond with the code. Then go to the Mantra website to book and enter the code during the booking process to activate the 10% discount. The discount is available only for bookings at The Mantra Towers of Chevron during the event.

2022 SGA Championships Airport Transfer partner

Gold Coast Direct Charters Logo
AIRPORT TRANSFERS

Gold Coast Direct Charters 

Gold Coast Direct Charters  are SGA's preferred Gold Coast on-ground logistics partner for our annual SGA Championships. GCDC Owner Julie Ridler has always provided ultra-reliable, friendly, affordable and efficent service for the thousands of SGA competitors over the years. SGA highly recommends Julie and her team for any group transfer needs.

EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT

Save $100 if you book before May 30, 2022

Book with Confidence

FLEXIBLE REFUNDS AVAILABLE IN CASE OF COVID-19 TRAVEL CANCELLATION

While there is still uncertainty in the market, especially regarding the potential re-opening of borders and travel, etc, we would like to re-assure all of our golfers that we have coordinated with our event partners to arrange flexible refund policies. Thus, you can enter with confidence, knowing you can access FULL REFUNDS if required in the case of outside agencies forcing a cancellation or postponement.

2022 SGA Championship Sponsors

Srixon Cleveland Golf
Cleveland Golf
Garmin Australia
Mantra Hotels Resorts Apartments Logo
Heathcote Winery logo
DG-Logo_Stacked_Tagline-OnGreen-CMYK
Gold Coast Direct Charters Logo
The Card Network Logo
The Card Network
Pub and Bar card

SGA Championship Testimonials

“I wanted to personally thank you all for a great week. As always, from a customers point of view, everything was fantastic and seamless – no doubt due to the efforts behind the scenes. I keep saying it, but this is a slick operation from a great group of folks. Looking forward to my next event with SGA.”  

Shannan

New South Wales

“An absolute credit to the crew. We had a ball again and we can't wait till next years event. Hopefully we will be bringing more people from our club, to make up a few more teams. Everyone we speak to loves hearing about what a great, well run event The SGA Championships are.”  

Debbie

Victoria

“A great event, very well organised. Great social atmosphere, and loved meeting new people. Loved the format with a focus on the individual grades, but having the team aspect as well is important. Looking forward to next year!! Great job to all involved.”  

Bill

 New South Wales

“Very well run by a lovely team of professionals.”

Jenny

Queensland

“Well done to all involved, great to catch up with old friends and making some new ones. I always enjoy the event – for 11 years and counting. Keep up the good work and see you all next year.”

 

Brad

Victoria

“I can’t believe how good the event is for the price. We got great service from all the staff and always with a smile. My clubs are always waiting for me at each course and I get to play with someone different each round.”  

Steve

South Australia

Important Pre-Event Info

Contact us about the 2022 SGA Championships

Call or e-mail one of our team members or fill out the form below.

Michael David

Mick David

General Manager
0402 488 253
mick@sgatour.com.au
Dean Miller

Dean Miller

Major Events
0416 208 281
dean@sgatour.com.au
Matthew Pitt

Matthew Pitt

SGA Founder
0425 742 501
matt@sgatour.com.au

2022 SGA International – Phuket

SGA Intl Phuket

The 2022 SGA International - Phuket

Phuket, Thailand- July 24-30, 2022

Thailand Golf at its finest!

SGA International Thailand

With stunning beaches, tropical surrounds and a relaxing vibe, Thailand is one of the most popular holiday destinations for Australians looking to get away from it all.

And there is no better spot for a relaxing week of Thai golf than the stunning island of Phuket, which will play host to the 2022 SGA International – Thailand, an exciting 72-hole, six-day golfing adventure, full of fun and excitement.

WORLD-CLASS COURSES

You’ll enjoy an amazing assortment of Phuket's best golf courses during this week-long golf travel adventure! Play some of the most scenic golf courses on the planet, including Loch PalmLagunaBlue Canyon and Red Mountain!

TOP-QUALITY ACCOMMODATION

The Deevana Patong Resort and Spa is an "Oasis of Calm", yet just minutes away from the famous Bangla Road’s nightlife. With spacious tropical gardens and tasteful guest rooms and suites, it's the perfect setting for a relaxing holiday getaway.

PROFESSIONALLY-HOSTED TOUR AND EVENT

Like all SGA Trips and Tours, this event will feature our unique brand of high-quality golf, exciting competition, and a fully-hosted Tour Guide & Event Manager to help you enjoy your trip to the fullest.

...or, read on for more information about this exciting event!

YOUR ITINERARY: 2022 SGA International - Thailand

For this year’s event, we have chosen an amazing assortment of the top Phuket golf courses and accommodation. In addition, we have partnered with an on-ground supplier to assist with golf and transfers.

In essence, we've done the hard yards for you. All you need to do is have fun!

RedMountain
DAY 1 - SUNDAY, JULY 24, 2022

ARRIVAL IN THAILAND

Depart your Capital City via your own flight arrangements. 

Arrive in Phuket (either direct or via Bangkok/transfer).  Note: Optional extra nights in Phuket are available for those who would like to arrive earlier.

 

Lock Palm
DAY 2 - MONDAY, JULY 25, 2022

Loch Palm

Loch Palm is regarded as the most relaxing course in Phuket. The course is a favourite amongst the locals and the expatriate community as it offers a relaxing game with a variety of challenging hazards and greens to confront golfers of all abilities. Water comes into play on 10 holes and the fairways are lined with oil palms and varieties of Zoysia grass have been used on the fairways and in the rough providing year round playability and great playing surfaces. With over 1,000 palm trees lining the fairways and a cool breeze washing over you from the Crystal Lake, the atmosphere is tranquil and serene, despite the numerous hazards and challenging greens.

That evening, enjoy a Welcome buffet dinner at 8pm, with open bar.

Laguna Phuket
DAY 3 - TUESDAY, JULY 26, 2022

Laguna Golf Club

Laguna Golf Phuket is an 18-hole, par-71 golf course featuring a wealth of scenic lagoons, coconut groves and undulating fairways. After fully reopening in January 2015, the new landscape provides golfers with two distinct scenic experiences with lush tropical foliage on the front nine, while the back holes feature coconut groves and sand bunkers. A scenic surrounds comprising of Phuket Mountains and environmental lagoons, combine to make Laguna Golf Phuket a truly idyllic golf paradise.

Aquella
DAY 4. WEDNESDAY, JULY 27, 2022

REST DAY - OPTIONAL GOLF: Aquella or Katathong

Some players will choose to use this day to rest/relax/sightsee.

For those who want more golf, we will go north of Phuket and play either Aquella (a brand-new course, pictured here) or Katathong, which is very picturesque with some interesting holes.  (Course still to be finalised)

Canyon Course Blue Canyon
DAY 5. THURSDAY, JULY 28, 2022

Blue Canyon (Canyon Course)

The Canyon Course at Blue Canyon ranks as one of the most distinguished and prestigious championship courses in Asia. The striking masterpiece is sculpted with minimal disruption to the original landscape of an abandoned tin mine flanked by rubber plantations. The first golf course to ever host the Johnnie Walker Classic thrice in the tournament’s history, in 1994, 1998 & 2007, the Canyon Course is the top venue for major events. It has hosted the Honda Invitational, the BMW International World Final, The Thailand Open, Blue Canyon Tiger Skins & Thai Airways International Thailand Open

Red Mountain, Phuket
DAY 6. FRIDAY, JULY 29, 2022

Red Mountain, plus Closing/Presentation Dinner

Sculpted into the rugged rock terrain, Red Mountain Golf Course is a scenic delight and a true challenge. The par-72 is a highly strategic course, with numerous risk and reward opportunities creating a stimulating test for golfers of all levels. Coursing through 6,781yards, the course cleverly exploits the dramatic landforms and elevation changes remnant of the tin mine. The course is a challenge for even the best golfers from the Championship tees whilst providing a more leisurely challenge from the white tees at 5,900 yards.

That evening, enjoy the Closing Presentation Buffet Dinner at 8pm - with open bar!

Phuket
DAY 7 - SATURDAY, JULY 30, 2022

TRAVEL DAY

Transfer to airport for flight home.

Accommodation

Deevana

Deevana Patong Resort and Spa

Located at the centre of all the action in Phuket’s most popular destination – Patong, the Deevana Patong Resort and Spa is just minutes away from the famous Bangla Road’s nightlife, Jungceylon shopping and entertainment centre and of course the wonderful golden sand of the glorious Patong Beach. This elegant Thai resort, with spacious tropical gardens and tasteful guest rooms and suites, takes you to an oasis of calm, the perfect setting for a relaxing holiday getaway.

Your Phuket Golf Courses + Accommodation

2022 Event Itinerary

Date Course/Activity Tee Time Bus Departure Time
Sunday 24 Jul 2022 Arrival
Mon 25 Jul 2022 Loch Palm Golf Club 11:00 09:30
Welcome Dinner 8:00 pm
Tue 26 Jul 2022 Laguna Golf Phuket 11:00 09:15
Wed 27 July OPTIONAL – Aquella or Katathong TBD TBD
Thu 28 Jul 2022 Blue Canyon Country Club Canyon Course 11:00 09:00
Fri 29 Jul 2022 Red Mountain Golf Club 11:00 09:30
Farewell Dinner 8:00 pm
Sat 30 Jul 2022 Departure

The 2022 SGA International - Thailand Package

Your Thailand Golf Tournament Package Includes:

  • 6 nights’ accommodation (superior rooms) with daily breakfast
  • 4 tournament rounds of golf (72 holes) at 4 different golf courses with cart and caddie at each golf course
  • Welcome Buffet Dinner (Open Bar)
  • Closing Presentation Buffet Dinner (Open Bar)
  • Event personally hosted and professionally managed by SGA staff
  • Live Scoring & Event Management via the Golf Genius App
  • Arrival & Departure transfers from Airport to hotel (2 persons/car)
  • All private transfers from hotel to golf courses
  • Room upgrades are available. Contact us for pricing and availability

Package pricing (Land only)

(All prices in Australian dollars and are per person, unless noted)

Hotel Rooms

Standard Twin Share Hotel Room (per person)
$1675
$1675
Standard Single Room (per person)
$1899
$1899
Standard Hotel Room - Golfer & Non-Golfing Partner
$2199
$2199

Optional Extras

OPTIONAL GOLF
$TBA

Wednesday Rest Day

$TBA
Extra Nights
$50-$85pp/pn

Some people may choose to arrive earlier or depart later and we can arrange extra nights' accommodation and additional rounds of golf as required. If you wish to extend your stay and fit in another game, just let us know when you book and we can make arrangements for you. Extra nights are $50 per person/per night for twin-share, $75 pp/pn Single room, or $85 pp/pn for a Golfer & non-golfing partner sharing a room. 

To discuss tailoring the package to suit your needs, contact Dean Miller or Mick David from SGA. Contact details are listed below. All prices in Australian dollars.

$50-$85pp/pn

Reserve your spot for this exciting trip and be one of the first golfers in Australia to experience international golf travel in 2022.

Exclusions

PACKAGES DO NOT INCLUDE:

  • Airfare (Guests are responsible for booking their own airfare/flights)
  • Travel insurance
  • Visa/Import/Border charges (if applicable)
  • Lunches & dinners (apart from Welcome & Closing dinners)
  • Other personal expenses

Online Bookings, Prices & Payments

Entry in the event is subject to accepting the SGA Terms & Conditions of entry. To secure your place, a $500 deposit is required and full payments are due 60 days prior to the trip. Bookings and payments are made directly to SGA.  Once you have completed the online booking, we will contact you with booking confirmation and payment information. Payment can be made by direct deposit or by credit card over the phone. Note that payments for the land package are made to Social Golf Australia and payments for airfares are made privately.

To register and make payment Click the link above or EFT (with YOUR name in the payment reference) to:

Social Golf Australia
Bendigo Bank
BSB: 633000
Account Number: 130203821

For credit card payments (add 2%), call Mick David on 0402 488 253

COVID / Travel requirements for Thailand

The current travel advice for Thailand is available via Smartraveller.gov.au. Please note that International Travel is in a constant state of change. While we will do everything necessary to notify our booked travellers of any changes to border entry or the itinerary, etc, it is up to you to ensure you meet all obligations and requirements regarding travel, including PCR Tests, Visas, etc.

Book with Confidence

FLEXIBLE REFUNDS AVAILABLE IN CASE OF COVID-19 TRAVEL CANCELLATION

While there is still uncertainty in the market, especially regarding the potential re-opening of borders and travel, etc, we would like to re-assure all of our golfers that we have coordinated with our event partners to arrange flexible refund policies. Thus, you can enter with confidence, knowing you can access FULL REFUNDS if required in the case of outside agencies forcing a cancellation or postponement.

SGA International Sponsors

Srixon Cleveland Golf
Cleveland Golf
Garmin Australia
Heathcote Winery logo
The Card Network Logo
The Card Network
Pub and Bar card

Contact us about the 2022 SGA International

Call or e-mail one of our team members or fill out the form below.

Michael David

Mick David

General Manager
0402 488 253
mick@sgatour.com.au
Dean Miller

Dean Miller

Major Events
0416 208 281
dean@sgatour.com.au
Matthew Pitt

Matthew Pitt

SGA Founder
0425 742 501
matt@sgatour.com.au

2021 SGA Championships

SGA Championships 2019

The 2021 SGA Championships

Gold Coast, Queensland - 10th to 15th October 2021

Tee it up on the country’s top golf courses and battle for over $15,000 in prizes, in SGA’s annual flagship event, the 2021 SGA Championships.

Regarded as a must-play event on most clubs’ Social Golf calendars, the SGA Championships sees golfers and social clubs from across Australia converge upon the Gold Coast for a week of spectacular golf, energetic competition and, most importantly, a ton of fun.

WORLD-CLASS COURSES

You'll tee it up at the magnificent Sanctuary Cove (The Palms course), The Glades, RACV Royal Pines and Palm Meadows courses. PLUS, there are optional bonus rounds at Lakelands and Brookwater GC if you want even MORE golf!

TOP-QUALITY ACCOMMODATION

The 2021 tournament features some great new elements to make it even more fun and super value! We have partnered with The Mantra Group to make the luxurious Mantra Legends Hotel, Mantra Circle on Cavill and Mantra Towers of Chevron our home bases and accommodation partner.

OVER $15K IN PRIZES!

Our 2021 event will again feature great prizes totalling over $15,000, including Garmin golf products, vouchers from The Card Network, and SGA Shiraz from Heathcote Winery. We also are offering vouchers for discount entry in the 2022 SGA Championships including accommodation at The Mantra Legends Hotel and equipment vouchers for use online or in-store from our clothing and equipment partner Srixon and Cleveland Golf.

WIN A TRIP TO THAILAND... OR A TASSIE TRIP FOR TWO!

Each year Social Golf Australia (SGA) hosts an event in Thailand, The SGA International. Since 2011, one lucky SGA Championships golfer has won free entry to the event (including airfares) valued at over $2400. This year, we are giving the winner more flexibility and choice! At the 2021 SGA Championships, all entrants receive a ticket in the prize draw to win free entry into either: The 2022 SGA International (inc airfares), OR The 2022 SGA Pattaya Golf Week (inc airfares), OR The 2022 SGA Tasman Classic (for two people)!

Read on for more information about this exciting event!

2021 SGA Championships Courses

Lakelands Golf Club
OPTIONAL WARM-UP ROUND. SUNDAY, OCTOBER 10

Lakelands Golf Course

Since opening in February 1997, the wonderful Lakelands golf course has forged a deserved reputation as one of Australia's very best golf courses. Situated in the heart of the Gold Coast adjacent to the luxurious Radisson Resort and next door to Palm Meadows, Lakelands was the first signature designed course in Australia by golfing legend Jack Nicklaus. Lakelands is often described as a thinking player's course with a unique Nicklaus flavour to the design.

RACV Royal Pines LR
ROUND 1. MONDAY, OCTOBER 11

RACV Royal Pines Resort

RACV Royal Pines Resort has been recognised as a premier golf destination for over a decade. Featuring undulating terrain, magnificent greens and tight fairways that demand respect, RACV Royal Pines is a great golf experience for players of all standards. With 27 Championship holes of golf, the facility features three distinct course combinations and three unique golfing experiences. 

Sanctuary Cove Palms Course
ROUND 2. TUESDAY, OCTOBER 12

Sanctuary Cove - The Palms

Designed to challenge players of all abilities, The Palms Golf Course is considered a championship course rivalling some of the best golf courses in Australia. It is now ranked in Australian Golf Digest’s Top 50 golf courses. The layout is a return to the traditions of the game, with distinctive holes, deep greenside bunkers and boldly contoured greens requiring creative shot making. 

Brookwater Golf and Country Club
REST DAY - OPTIONAL GOLF. WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 12

Brookwater Golf and Country Club

Designed by Greg Norman, Brookwater Golf and Country Club has been voted as Queensland’s number one golf course. The course features undulating greens, natural water features, and long, narrow fairways. The strategic design makes it the perfect environment for golfers of any skill to enjoy a day of premium golf. Brookwater Golf & Country Club is undeniably the most spectacular golf facility in Queensland set to challenge and delight golf enthusiasts of all levels. 

The Glades
ROUND 3. THURSDAY, OCTOBER 14

The Glades

The Glades is regarded by many as the finest golf course on the Gold Coast. Designed by Greg Norman, the layout opened in 1999 and features some superb golf holes and a great test of golf for players of all abilities. The 6420-metre par 72 Championship layout opened in 1999 and rapidly developed a reputation as the best golf course on the Gold Coast. The facility features superb playing surfaces with greens that are unique on the Gold Coast. The greens are a type of “Creeping bent grass” that ensure a superior putting surface all year round. The Glades is on 65 hectares of land with a total of 98 bunkers. Norman not only had a vision to create a challenging golf course on the Gold Coast, but he also retained 9 hectares of wetland area to create a natural wildlife sanctuary within the course.

Palm Meadows
ROUND 4. FRIDAY, OCTOBER 15

Palm Meadows

Palm Meadows was the first golf resort course on the Gold Coast, and pioneered the Australian resort golfing boom. The challenging 350-hectare par 72 course was designed by renowned course-designer Graham Marsh. It measures 6319 metres off the championship tees and the opening and closing holes are rated among the greatest in Australian golf. Water comes into play on 14 holes and there are 82 sand bunkers around the course. 

2021 SGA Championships Itinerary

Day Date Tee Time Event Venue
Sunday October 10 12:10pm Optional 4-Ball Ambrose Lakelands Golf Club
Monday October 11 12:00pm Round One Royal Pines (Championship)
Tuesday October 12 11:30am Round Two Sanctuary Cove – The Palms
Wednesday October 13 11:00am Rest Day – Optional Golf Brookwater
Thursday October 14 8:00am Round Three The Glades
Friday October 15 7:30am Round Four Palm Meadows

2021 SGA Championships Package

Tournament Package Includes:

$1095 per person

  • Player welcome gift pack and tournament program
  • Welcome Party at Lakelands GC at 5:30pm on Sunday October 10
  • Championship rounds at four of the best Gold Coast golf courses
  • Electric golf cart and meal at each Championship round
  • SGA Championships polo shirt, cap & golf towel
  • Arnold Palmer Golf Shirt (worth $80)
  • Srixon shoe bag, gift pack, ball marker & divot tool
  • Presentation Function and Dinner at Mantra Legends Hotel
  • Entertainment, food and beverages at each function
  • Additional $100 off next year’s 2022 SGA Championships entry.
  • Over $15,000 of gifts, giveaways, trophies and prizes
  • Ticket into the draw to win free entry into a future SGA Event/Trip, including SGA International, SGA Tasman Classic (for two people) or an SGA Golf & Wine Tour.

COVID-RESET-BONUS

Get $180 of extra value

ADDITIONAL BONUS: All entrants who book-in for the rescheduled “October version” of the 2021 event will receive “Covid-Reset Bonus” vouchers for an Arnold Palmer Golf Shirt (worth $80) plus an additional $100 off next year’s 2022 SGA Championships entry.

2021 SGA Championships Accommodation Options

Event entry is structured so that the golf event package is separate from the accommodation booking. This allows entrants flexibility and choice...you can choose the accommodation option that suits you.

Mantra Legends Hotel Pool

Mantra Group - Hotels and Apartments

The 2021 SGA Championships features our partnership with The Mantra Group to make the luxurious Mantra Legends Hotel, Mantra Circle on Cavill and Mantra Towers of Chevron our home bases with our accommodation partner for the 2021 tournament. These 4-star and 4.5-star rooms and apartments are right in the heart of the action, and provide everything you need for a fun and relaxing stay.

Golfers can choose to make their own accommodation arrangements for the event, however, staying at our partner Mantra properties will be a significant advantage for a range of reasons:

  • Transfers to and from the golf courses will all be from our three Mantra properties.
  • The prices offered by Mantra for the three properties are great value and discounted on peak rates.
  • All event participants staying at our Mantra partner properties will receive sponsor gifts valued at over $100.
  • Most of our event participants will be at these three properties so they will be far more social for our golfers.

Below we have listed the three accommodation options available for SGA Championships golfers thanks to our partner The Mantra Group.

MANTRA LEGENDS HOTEL (TOURNAMENT WEEK HQ)

$60-$210 Per Person per night

  • Single or Twin-Share Hotel Rooms (4 Star)
  • Minimum six nights stay for tournament nights.
  • Additional nights can be added before or after the event.
  • Each room can be either a queen bed or two singles.
  • The per person per night cost depending on numbers staying are:
  • --- $120 per person per night for one person in a single room.
  • --- $60 per person per night for two people in twin-share or double.
  • --- $90 per night for an upgrade to a Spa Suite
  • --- $210 single room pn or $105 pp pn for twin-share or double

MANTRA CIRCLE ON CAVILL APARTMENTS

10% Discount With SGA Discount Code

  • Two and Three-Bedroom Apartments (4.5 Star). Minimum six nights stay for tournament nights and additional nights can be added before or after the event. Each 2BR apartment has a queen bed & two singles and a 4th bed can be added if required for an additional cost.
  • Mantra have offered exclusive 10% discounts for SGA Championships golfers. If you indicate on your tournament entry that you are interested in a mantra apartment, we will respond with the code. Then go to the Mantra website to book and enter the code during the booking process to activate the 10% discount. The discount is available only for bookings at The Mantra Circle on Cavill between Monday October 3 and Friday October 23.

MANTRA TOWERS OF CHEVRON APARTMENTS

10% Discount With SGA Discount Code

  • Two and Three-Bedroom Apartments (4 Star). Minimum six nights stay for tournament nights and additional nights can be added before or after the event. Each 2BR apartment has a queen bed & two singles and a 4th bed can be added if required for an additional cost.
  • Mantra have offered exclusive 10% discounts for SGA Championships golfers. If you indicate on your tournament entry that you are interested in a mantra apartment, we will respond with the code. Then go to the Mantra website to book and enter the code during the booking process to activate the 10% discount. The discount is available only for bookings at The Mantra Towers of Chevron between Monday October 3 and Friday October 23.

Book with Confidence

FLEXIBLE REFUNDS AVAILABLE IN CASE OF COVID-19 TRAVEL CANCELLATION

While there is still uncertainty in the market, especially regarding the potential re-opening of borders and travel, etc, we would like to re-assure all of our golfers that we have coordinated with our event partners to arrange flexible refund policies. Thus, you can enter with confidence, knowing you can access FULL REFUNDS if required in the case of outside agencies forcing a cancellation or postponement.

SGA Championship Sponsors

Srixon Cleveland Golf
Cleveland Golf
Garmin Australia
Mantra Hotels Resorts Apartments Logo
Heathcote Winery logo
Australian Golf Digest Logo
Gold Coast Direct Charters Logo
The Card Network Logo
The Card Network
Pub and Bar card

SGA Championship Testimonials

“I wanted to personally thank you all for a great week. As always, from a customers point of view, everything was fantastic and seamless – no doubt due to the efforts behind the scenes. I keep saying it, but this is a slick operation from a great group of folks. Looking forward to my next event with SGA.”  

Shannan

New South Wales

“An absolute credit to the crew. We had a ball again and we can't wait till next years event. Hopefully we will be bringing more people from our club, to make up a few more teams. Everyone we speak to loves hearing about what a great, well run event The SGA Championships are.”  

Debbie

Victoria

“A great event, very well organised. Great social atmosphere, and loved meeting new people. Loved the format with a focus on the individual grades, but having the team aspect as well is important. Looking forward to next year!! Great job to all involved.”  

Bill

 New South Wales

“Very well run by a lovely team of professionals.”

Jenny

Queensland

“Well done to all involved, great to catch up with old friends and making some new ones. I always enjoy the event – for 11 years and counting. Keep up the good work and see you all next year.”

 

Brad

Victoria

“I can’t believe how good the event is for the price. We got great service from all the staff and always with a smile. My clubs are always waiting for me at each course and I get to play with someone different each round.”  

Steve

South Australia